Hourly Maintenance Dalhart, Texas


Position at JBS USA Food Company

Purpose & Scope:  This position is responsible for assisting the farm meet production goals while promoting safety and wellbeing of self and other team members. Adheres at all times to Animal Welfare and Bio-Security protocols, guidelines, and procedures at all times.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Basic sow/gilt handling: feeding/watering/moving
  • Operating machinery and equipment
  • Assisting with farrowing (birth)
  • Assist with breeding (artificial insemination)
  • Handling and using chemicals
  • Vaccinating and medicating sows and piglets
  • Cleaning, afterbirth, dead pigs, scraping
  • Ability to use computer equipment: hand held devices and electronic wands



Duties but not limit to:

  • Work with Data Tech on getting info to them, Daily info, Corrections
  • Treatment cards
  • Recording on information on cards
  • Ear tagging
  • Safety meetings
  • Animal welfare adherence
  • Power washing
  • Scraping feeders
  • Check feed system and fill lines
  • Maintenance reported to management
  • Stun gun use and maintenance
  • Housekeeping duties
  • Any other tasks asked by Assistant or Manager








Travel: Occasionally, within a 30 mile radius



Required Qualifications:
•    Be a team oriented, self-motivated and positive individual with strong work ethic

  • Ability to efficiently multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to learn or already have technology knowledge: hand held devices/wand sows, and other equipment as necessary
  • Able to work every other weekend
  • Able to bend, push, grasp, and pull up to 60 lbs
  • Constant walking – 95% of day
  • Reliable method of transportation required
  • Able to work early 1st shift hours



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Bio-Security and swine production